Increasing Resource Availability and Reducing Risk

Increasing Resource Availability and Reducing Risk

This program aims to increase the availability of wood fibre to support an expanding market and associated manufacturing capacity.

Increased resource availability is most likely to come from improved productivity and utilisation of the existing plantation and government-owned native forest estate. There are opportunities to expand production forests through greenfield plantations, especially in conjunction with the farm sector, and to expand the privately-owned native forests under management.

Research that is focused on improved genetics for existing and potential commercial species, better site selection, management inputs and practices, and the commercial and social operating environments can help increase the productivity of the current estate, improve integration with other land-uses, and reduce the impediments to an expanded estate.

 

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Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA), a not-for-profit company, is the forestry and wood industry’s service provider, investing in research and development, and providing research results to the forest and wood products industry in Australia. FWPA aims to improve the competitiveness and sustainability of the Australian forest and wood products industry through innovation, and investment in effective and relevant R&D.

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Forest and Wood Products Australia
Level 11, 10-16 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia

Phone: +61 3 9927 3200
Fax: +61 3 9927 3288
Email: info@fwpa.com.au